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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph L. Beach

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as First Sergeant in Company F, 5th Alabama Infantry on 10 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Fry1. Details from the State of Alabama,2 which lists him as James L. Beach and Joseph L. Beach.


1   Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 89, 105 - 108  [AotW citation 9409]

2   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15777]